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Short hike with panoramic views in Catacumba Park, Rio de Janeiro (Half-day)

Join one of the experienced guides on our team for a fantastic and easy hike in the Catacumba Park and enjoy stunning views of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Duration1/2 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Enjoy unforgettable views of Rio de Janeiro's landmarks.

  • Open your eyes to spot the native monkey and birds.

  • Learn all about Rio's beautiful Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.

Description

Discover two of Rio de Janeiro‘s most astonishing sightseeing spots. Follow us for a short hike up in Catacumba Park, Brazil to enjoy the views of the city’s most iconic sites.

For our hike, we’ll meet at the Lagoa Subway Station (Gen. Osório, Access E) and do a short walk around the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. We will give you a bit of information as we walk about this beautiful and iconic lake. Then, we’ll walk towards Catacumba Park and begin our hiking trail. This easy path will take us to two magnificent lookout points with breathtaking views of Rio’s landmarks (Christ the Redeemer, Two Brothers, Favelas, and others): Mirante do Urubú and Mirante do Sacopã.

This trail is perfect for first-time hikers. It is also a beautiful path for nature lovers. Along the way, we may spot naive monkeys (Callithrix jacchus) and birds, such as the Thrush, Brazilian tanager, Great Kiskadee, Squirrel Cuckoo, Roadside hawk, and others.

If you are traveling to Brazil, you can’t miss this opportunity! Send your request and we’ll be happy to guide you along this mesmerizing trail.

For more fun adventures in Rio, follow us on a hiking trip from Prainha Beach to the Mirante do Caeté or a hiking and yoga half-day on Pedra Bonita in the Tijuca Forest, Rio.

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Meeting point

Lagoa Subway Station (Gen. Osório, Access E)

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Equipment you will need to bring

Water bottle

Other gear: Shoes, insect repellent and sunscreen.


About the guide

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One Carioca Day was created in 2018 by Gabriel Lannes, an Environmental Engineer and surfer. We are a group of guides passionate about nature and the about the magical city of Rio de Janeiro.

Our goal is to offer unique guided hiking experiences to our clients in and around the Cidade Maravilhosa. You can join us on our tours, not like a typical tourist, but like a real carioca, in a friendly and relaxed way.

We will take you to discover the hidden treasures, wonderful nature and beaches of Rio de Janeiro. Come and join the One Carioca Day team for an unforgettable experience in Brazil.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 10 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Price per person for the adventure. Includes photos with professional camera.


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